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0
6
Friday, July 3, 1987,
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 43,050, Time of Game: 2:39
Red Sox
2
39-40
 Won 1 
5th, 10½ GB
at Athletics
0
41-37
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Jeff Sellers (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  9  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ellis Burks CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .248 .296 .485 .781 0.078 1.10 0.152 -0.074 0.5 3 0
Marty Barrett 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .254 .324 .315 .638 -0.011 0.92 0.038 -0.048 -0.1 1 1
   Ed Romero PR-2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .298 .374 .323 .697 -0.043 1.11 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 1 4
Wade Boggs 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .383 .480 .607 1.087 0.102 1.22 0.112 -0.010 1.2 0 2 HBP
Mike Greenwell LF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .301 .360 .596 .956 0.058 1.82 0.116 -0.057 0.3 5 0
   Dave Henderson LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .297 .397 .694 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Baylor DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243 .361 .425 .786 -0.203 1.34 0.000 -0.203 -2.3 GDP
Dwight Evans RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .300 .403 .533 .936 -0.035 1.01 0.013 -0.048 -0.4 0 0
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .288 .321 .609 -0.130 1.28 0.000 -0.130 -1.3 8 0
Spike Owen SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .242 .327 .348 .675 0.009 0.61 0.041 -0.032 0.0 0 1
Marc Sullivan C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .179 .220 .274 .494 0.019 0.81 0.047 -0.029 0.0 9 0
Jeff Sellers P 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 9 2 3 2 38 .265 .342 .265 .607 -0.156 1.13 0.519 -0.674 -2.6 27 8
HBP: W Boggs (2, by S Ontiveros).
TB: M Sullivan 2; W Boggs 2; E Burks 2; M Barrett; S Owen; E Romero.
GIDP: D Baylor (9).
RBI: E Burks (33); M Greenwell (41).
2-out RBI: M Greenwell; E Burks.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Boggs-E Romero-B Buckner.

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Polonia CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .323 .376 .452 .828 -0.132 1.32 0.000 -0.132 -0.9 2 0
Mike Davis RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .290 .355 .557 .912 -0.034 1.12 0.041 -0.075 -0.4 1 0
Jose Canseco LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .269 .313 .468 .781 0.041 1.31 0.082 -0.041 0.2 2 1
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .288 .377 .677 1.054 -0.200 2.23 0.017 -0.217 -1.1 12 1
Reggie Jackson DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .213 .293 .417 .710 0.045 1.23 0.116 -0.071 0.3 2·2B
Carney Lansford 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .365 .415 .781 -0.094 1.68 0.062 -0.157 -0.9 1 1
Terry Steinbach C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .266 .342 .438 .780 -0.205 1.54 0.000 -0.205 -1.2 3 0 GDP
Tony Phillips 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252 .355 .393 .747 -0.096 1.26 0.000 -0.096 -0.6 3 4
Alfredo Griffin SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .261 .313 .336 .648 0.018 0.86 0.054 -0.036 -0.0 2 5
Steve Ontiveros P 1 1
   Gene Nelson P 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 2 8 34 .188 .235 .250 .485 -0.657 1.42 0.372 -1.030 -4.6 27 13
2B: R Jackson 2 (9, 2 off J Sellers).
TB: R Jackson 4; J Canseco 2; C Lansford; M McGwire.
GIDP: T Steinbach (6).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Griffin-T Phillips-M McGwire.
Outfield Assists: J Canseco (M Sullivan at home plate).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jeff Sellers, W (3-1) 9 6 0 0 2 8 0 6.86 34 81 0.656 1.42 4.6
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 8 0 0.00 34 81 0.656 1.42 4.6

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Ontiveros, L (5-2) 6.2 9 2 2 3 0 0 2.51 31 45 0.061 1.26 0.8
Gene Nelson 2.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.19 7 3 0 0.095 0.54 1.8
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 38 45 3 0 0.156 1.13 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Ontiveros (2; W Boggs).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Shulock, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Larry Young.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: 43,050.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-2 2 123 O OAK M. McGwire J. Sellers 15% 92% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 123 R BOS M. Greenwell S. Ontiveros 12% 83% Walk; Burks Scores; Romero to 3B; Boggs to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- R BOS E. Burks S. Ontiveros 12% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive); Owen Scores; Burks to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b9 0-2 1 1-- OO OAK T. Steinbach J. Sellers 11% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 1-0 1 -23 O BOS D. Baylor S. Ontiveros -9% 67% Foul Flyball: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS E. Burks S. Ontiveros -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS M. Barrett S. Ontiveros -2% 46% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS W. Boggs S. Ontiveros -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O OAK L. Polonia J. Sellers 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O OAK M. Davis J. Sellers 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- OAK J. Canseco J. Sellers -1% 48% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O OAK M. McGwire J. Sellers 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS M. Greenwell S. Ontiveros -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. Baylor S. Ontiveros -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS D. Evans S. Ontiveros -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O OAK R. Jackson J. Sellers 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O OAK C. Lansford J. Sellers 2% 49% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-0 2 --- O OAK T. Steinbach J. Sellers 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Buckner S. Ontiveros -3% 47% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- BOS S. Owen S. Ontiveros 3% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t3 0-0 1 1-- O BOS M. Sullivan S. Ontiveros -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Owen to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- R BOS E. Burks S. Ontiveros 12% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive); Owen Scores; Burks to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t3 1-0 2 -2- O BOS M. Barrett S. Ontiveros -3% 56% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips J. Sellers 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- O OAK A. Griffin J. Sellers 2% 61% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 2 --- O OAK L. Polonia J. Sellers 1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- BOS W. Boggs S. Ontiveros 4% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 1-0 0 1-- O BOS M. Greenwell S. Ontiveros -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Greenwell to 1B
t4 1-0 1 1-- OO BOS D. Baylor S. Ontiveros -5% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O OAK M. Davis J. Sellers 3% 60% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- O OAK J. Canseco J. Sellers 2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- OAK M. McGwire J. Sellers -2% 61% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
b4 0-1 2 1-- OAK R. Jackson J. Sellers -5% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); McGwire to 3B
b4 0-1 2 -23 O OAK C. Lansford J. Sellers 8% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans S. Ontiveros -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t5 1-0 1 --- O BOS B. Buckner S. Ontiveros -2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-0 2 --- BOS S. Owen S. Ontiveros 1% 61% Walk
t5 1-0 2 1-- BOS M. Sullivan S. Ontiveros 2% 63% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Owen to 2B
t5 1-0 2 12- O BOS E. Burks S. Ontiveros -5% 59% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O OAK T. Steinbach J. Sellers 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O OAK T. Phillips J. Sellers 2% 64% Flyball: LF
b5 0-1 2 --- O OAK A. Griffin J. Sellers 2% 66% Foul Bunt Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- BOS M. Barrett S. Ontiveros 4% 70% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 1-0 0 1-- BOS W. Boggs S. Ontiveros 6% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive); Barrett to 2B
Ed Romero pinch runs for Marty Barrett (2B) batting 2nd
t6 1-0 0 12- O BOS M. Greenwell S. Ontiveros 0% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Romero to 3B; Boggs to 2B
t6 1-0 1 -23 O BOS D. Baylor S. Ontiveros -9% 67% Foul Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 2 -23 BOS D. Evans S. Ontiveros 1% 68% Walk
t6 1-0 2 123 O BOS B. Buckner S. Ontiveros -8% 60% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 1-2-3
Ed Romero moves from PR to 2B
b6 0-1 0 --- O OAK L. Polonia J. Sellers 4% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 1 --- O OAK M. Davis J. Sellers 3% 67% Foul Flyball: C
b6 0-1 2 --- O OAK J. Canseco J. Sellers 2% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Steve Ontiveros facing 8-9-1
t7 1-0 0 --- O BOS S. Owen S. Ontiveros -3% 67% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 1 --- BOS M. Sullivan S. Ontiveros 3% 69% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 1-0 1 1-- BOS E. Burks S. Ontiveros 4% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Sullivan to 2B
t7 1-0 1 12- O BOS E. Romero S. Ontiveros -4% 69% Single to LF (Line Drive); Sullivan out at Hm/LF-C; Burks to 3B
t7 1-0 2 1-3 BOS W. Boggs S. Ontiveros 2% 71% Hit By Pitch; Romero to 2B
t7 1-0 2 123 R BOS M. Greenwell S. Ontiveros 12% 83% Walk; Burks Scores; Romero to 3B; Boggs to 2B
Gene Nelson replaces Steve Ontiveros pitching
t7 2-0 2 123 O BOS D. Baylor G. Nelson -5% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- O OAK M. McGwire J. Sellers 4% 82% Strikeout
b7 0-2 1 --- OAK R. Jackson J. Sellers -7% 75% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b7 0-2 1 -2- O OAK C. Lansford J. Sellers 6% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-2 2 -2- O OAK T. Steinbach J. Sellers 5% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 6-7-8
t8 2-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans G. Nelson -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-0 1 --- O BOS B. Buckner G. Nelson -1% 84% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t8 2-0 2 --- O BOS S. Owen G. Nelson -1% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 8-9-1
b8 0-2 0 --- O OAK T. Phillips J. Sellers 4% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-2 1 --- OAK A. Griffin J. Sellers -5% 82% Walk
b8 0-2 1 1-- O OAK L. Polonia J. Sellers 6% 88% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 0-2 2 1-- OAK M. Davis J. Sellers -4% 84% Walk; Griffin to 2B
b8 0-2 2 12- OAK J. Canseco J. Sellers -7% 77% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Griffin to 3B; Davis to 2B
b8 0-2 2 123 O OAK M. McGwire J. Sellers 15% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Gene Nelson facing 9-1-2
t9 2-0 0 --- O BOS M. Sullivan G. Nelson -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 2-0 1 --- O BOS E. Burks G. Nelson -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-0 2 --- O BOS E. Romero G. Nelson -0% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 5-6-7
Dave Henderson replaces Mike Greenwell playing LF batting 4th
b9 0-2 0 --- O OAK R. Jackson J. Sellers 5% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-2 1 --- OAK C. Lansford J. Sellers -6% 89% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b9 0-2 1 1-- OO OAK T. Steinbach J. Sellers 11% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Athletics 0.

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